How to know what filesystem is on my ubuntu and whether dir_index is enabled?

Peng Yu pengyu.ut at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 02:17:00 UTC 2010


On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Peng Yu wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 12:52 AM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Peng Yu wrote:
>>>> Could somebody let me know how to figure out what filesystem is on my
>>>> ubuntu machine? And how to check whether dir_index is enabled?
>>>>
>>>        Boot up in your liveCD and with Partition Editor display your
>>> hard drive(s). Then if all looks good check the desired
>>> partition with fdisk. It can replace your dir_index if needed.
>>
>> What if I can not reboot the machine?
>>
>        Can you see the hard drive when your in your LiveCD?

I don't have physical access to the machine as I'm not the administrator.




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